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Noun1.Qaeda - a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries
act of terrorism, terrorism, terrorist act - the calculated use of violence (or the threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature; this is done through intimidation or coercion or instilling fear
Afghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan - a mountainous landlocked country in central Asia; bordered by Iran to the west and Russia to the north and Pakistan to the east and south; "Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in 1979"
Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan - a Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
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Summary: Al Qaeda has embraced a public policy of only supporting peaceful protests in Algeria.
It was composed of his own al Qaeda Shura together with leaders or representatives of terrorist organizations that were still independent.
Bush himself declared that Hussein"aids and protects terrorists, including members of al Qaeda" while Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld called links between Iraq and al Qaeda"accurate and not debatable." It wasn't true, of course.
military in an airstrike in Idlib, Syria. Abu Hani al-Masri was killed by an unmanned drone Saturday along with 10 ( other al Qaeda operatives.
On May 8th, the story broke that Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri appeared to give permission for Nusra Front-Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria-to break away from the terror group's main command and become independent.
Al Qaeda, the Islamic State and the global Jihadist movement
QUETTA -- Balochistan Home Minister, Mir Sarfaraz Bugti has said that a leader of Al Qaeda was killed and his wife was arrested in a law enforcement operation in Chagai.
Islamabad: Pakistani authorities have arrested a man they describe as an important commander in Al Qaeda's newly created South Asian wing, police told Reuters on Friday.
Summary: Security official says Yemeni anti-terrorism forces killed three Qaeda militants and arrested four others.
In a densely written, 6,600 word lecture published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute, Dr Mary Habeck examines in detail the elements of what she believes is Al Qaeda's "grand strategy" for attacking the West in general and the United States in particular.
Faced with open defiance from the leader of Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria and Iraq, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri publicly expelled the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), suspending its franchise and stripping it of its status as part of the Al Qaeda global enterprise.